Library News

Ische Library Opens at 7:30am on weekdays

As a pilot project, the Isché Library will open at 7:30am Monday-Friday. We will offer limited services during this extra 30 minutes.

Ische Early Closure 8/3/18

The water in the Resource Center Building will be turned off from 6pm until 11pm on Friday, August 3rd. Because of the lack of plumbing. The Isché Library will close at 6pm.

Library Catalog Being Upgraded 7/31/18

The Library Catalog/INNOPAC is being upgraded tomorrow morning from 9am until 11am.

*Edit* 10am 7/31/18 – and we’re back up an hour early!

ClinicalKey is here!

We are pleased to announce that the library recently subscribed to ClinicalKey, one of Elsevier’s ebook and online journal platforms.  ClinicalKey includes over 1,000 books including some of the most popular and well-known textbooks in health sciences.  Regardless of  your department or program, there is probably a book for you in here!  Below is just a tiny snapshot of titles to pique your interest:

 

ClinicalKey’s journal collection includes over 650 titles including the famed Clinics (aka Clinics of North America). AND ClinicalKey is also a decision support and point-of-care tool that includes Patient Education, Guidelines, Procedures, and Clinical Overviews. Register for free to create your personalized profile where you can access Continuing Medical Education, save your searches, and create presentations.

Please check it out and familiarize yourself with this amazing resource.  If you need any assistance please contact your Librarian Liaison for further assistance.

Water issues downtown

There is an unexpected water outage on the downtown campus began at 3:45pm because of a Sewerage and Water Board issue. Since the water has not been restored by 5pm, we have closed the library for the evening. We hope it will be restored overnight.

*Edit* Water pressure was restored by 10pm on July 25, 2018.

*Edit* Water pressure issues recurred later afternoon on July 26, 2018.

*Edit* Water pressure issues are still a problem as of 8am July 27, 2018. For now the Library is open, as water pressure is coming and going.

Unlimited Users on All Access Products!

The Libraries are happy to announce that all Access products: AccessMedicine, AccessEmergencyMedicine, AccessNeurology and AccessSurgery. Previously we had a limited number of seats to some of these products which prevented more than a few users at once. The access databases provide books (including core textbooks), journals, testing, multimedia, case studies, patient education and study tools. They are also integrated with AccessMedicine – Case Files Collection, with cases in both basic sciences and clinical rotations.

Independence Day Hours

The Libraries will be closed on the 4th of July.

Additionally the Isché Library will close at 6pm on Tuesday, July 3rd. Otherwise summer hours remain in effect.

July Faculty Publication

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.

Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print

  1. Halabi A, Fuselier KTB, Grabczyk E. GAA*TTC repeat expansion in human cells is mediated by mismatch repair complex MutLgamma and depends upon the endonuclease domain in MLH3 isoform one. Nucleic Acids Res. 18 May 4;46(8):4022-4032.
  2.  Hanna EB, Ababneh BA, Amin AN. Endovascular therapy of the superficial femoral artery via a stand-alone transradial access: A single-center experience. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018;52(2):107-114.
  3. Kitazawa K, Wakimasu K, Kayukawa K, Sugimoto M, Nakai J, Weiss JS, Ueno M, Sotozono C, Kinoshita S. Long-term outcome after penetrating keratoplasty in a pedigree with the G177E mutation in the UBIAD1 gene for schnyder cornealdystrophy. Cornea. 2018;37(5):554-559.
  4. Liu M, Bruni GO, Taylor CM, Zhang Z, Wang P. Comparative genome-wide analysis of extracellular small RNAs from the mucormycosis pathogen rhizopus delemar. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):5243-018-23611-z.
  5. Rodriguez FH,Jr, Petersen J, Selvaratnam R, Mann P, Hoyne JB. Hurricanes: Are you prepared? Lab Med. 2018;49(2):e18-e22.
  6.  Wallace E, Stewart Z, Theriot D, Shaffer W, Guillory S, Hanemann M, Danrad R, Spieler B. Atypical presentation of extramedullary plasmacytoma. Ochsner J. 2018;18(1):101-103.
  7.  Washington SD, Musarrat F, Ertel MK, Backes GL, Neumann DM. CTCF binding sites in the herpes simplex virus 1 genome display site-specific CTCF occupation, protein recruitment, and insulator function. J Virol. 2018;92(8):.
  8. Zhao Y, Lukiw WJ. Microbiome-mediated upregulation of MicroRNA-146a in sporadic Alzheimer’s disease. Front Neurol. 2018;9145.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Library Commons Display Case Work

Starting today (Friday 6/29), contractors will be doing work on the display cases in the Library Commons.

Sorry for any inconvenience!

Monitors

The library recently re-purposed 4 computer monitors that patrons can use as a second monitor to pair with their laptops. Connecting cables are attached but alternative cables can be checked out at the circulation desk. The monitors can be found scattered about the 4th and 5th floors and are not allowed to leave the library.

 

 

 

Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

What happens when health-related issues and cartoons merge? A National Library of Medicine exhibit called, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.  The exhibit opens this week at the Dental Campus for the following dates of June 13th-29th. Learn about the latest medical oriented graphic novels and their contribution to societal learning. So, check out the National Library of Medicine exhibition; “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.

The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of how the past informs the present and can shape the future by creating lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collections of the National Library of Medicine. These exhibitions and educational resources engage diverse audiences and explore a variety of topics in the history of medicine.

STAT!Ref Dental ebook Collection Cancelled

We are cancelling the STAT!Ref dental ebook collection due to the very high cost and lack of funds.  This collection will no longer be available in STAT!Ref as of July 1st.  We are currently working on replacing the content in other online formats and/or in print, so some titles from the cancelled collection will eventually be available again.  Please contact the Dental Library for a list of those titles, or for information on other related resources.

Thanks for your patience and understanding!

Dry Erase Boards Now Available!

Dry erase boards are now available to use on the 4th and 5th floors of the Isché Library. Our boards are available on a first come, first serve basis.  Look for them on your floor and feel free to use any available boards.

Dry erase marker kits are available for checkout at the front desk.

Boards for the Dental Library should be available by next week!

 

June Faculty Publications

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.

Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

  1. Almukhtar R, Armenta AM, Martin J, Goodwin BP, Vincent B, Lee B, Dacso MM. Delayed diagnosis of post-surgical pyoderma gangrenosum: A multicenter case series and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;44152-156.
  2. Chen Y, Hui-Yi Lin , Tseng T, Wen H, DeVivo MJ. Racial differences in data quality and completeness: Spinal cord injury model systems’ experiences. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil. 2018;24(2):110-120.
  3. Chu QD, Zhou M, Peddi P, Medeiros KL, Wu X,Outcomes in real-world practice are different than cooperative trial for elderly patients with early breast cancer treated with adjuvant radiation therapy. Surgery. 2018 Jun;163(6):1213-1219. .
  4. Danos DM, Ferguson TF, Simonsen NR, Leonardi C, Yu Q, Wu XC, Scribner RA. Neighborhood disadvantage and racial disparities in colorectal cancer incidence: A population-based study in louisiana. Ann Epidemiol. 2018;28(5):316-321.e2.
  5. Gould HJ,3rd, Norleans J, Ward TD, Reid C, Paul D. Selective lysis of breast carcinomas by simultaneous stimulation of sodium channels and blockade of sodium pumps. 2018;9(21):15606-15615.
  6. Meier ER, Johnson T, Pinkney K, Velez MC, Kamani N, Odame I. Access to hematopoietic stem cell transplant for patients with sickle cell anemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;e27105.
  7. Sheahan M, Ma X, Paik D, Obuchowski NA, St Pierre S, Newman WP,3rd, Rae G, Perlman ES, Rosol M, Keith JC,Jr, Buckler AJ. Atherosclerotic plaque tissue: Noninvasive quantitative assessment of characteristics with software-aided measurements from conventional CT angiography. Radiology. 2018 Feb;286(2):622-631.
  8. Zamjahn JB, Beyer EO, Alig KL, Mercante DE, Carter KL, Gunaldo TP. Increasing awareness of the roles, knowledge, and skills of respiratory therapists through an interprofessional education experience. Respir Care. 2018;63(5):510-518.

Summer Hours

Summer hours at both the Dental & Isché Libraries begin June 1 and run through July 31.

The Dental Library will close at 6pm Monday – Thursday and at 5pm on Fridays. The Dental Library will be closed on weekends.

The Isché Library will close at 10pm Sunday – Thursday and at 6pm on Fridays. Saturday hours will remain the same, 9:30am to 6pm.

Opening hours at both Libraries will remain the same, weekdays at 8am and noon on Sundays at Isché.